The following is a tech demo for the Nintendo DS created by Climax based on Rare Ltd’s Diddy Kong Racing. This demo is dated as being produced on May 31st, 2004, about five months before the release of the DS! Unfortunately running this version of the demo within modern emulators, it appears that player input doesn’t function. Instead, please use a version of Nintendo’s official DS emulator for developers, Ensata. This version of the demo also contains “proper” collision as well as some graphical debugging functions accessible via the select, start, and R buttons.


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Special Thanks

Massive thanks to Rezrospect for his generous donation to get this preserved!


Download Diddy Kong Racing (Tech Demo) (May 31st 2004)